Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) Cloud & Datacenter

Date: May 18, 2024

Location: DE

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow.  




Your responsibilities
•    Design, implement and manage our cloud infrastructures in Azure and AWS, including ensuring scalability, security and performance.
•    Automate deployment processes using Kubernetes, Docker and Helm to ensure continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD).

•    Developing and maintaining scripts to automate routine tasks and improve system efficiency.

•    Monitor system performance, identify bottlenecks and perform optimisations.

•    Collaborate with software developers to support development and operational processes, including providing feedback and technical advice.

•    Contribute to the development and enforcement of DevOps best practices and security policies.


Your profile
•    Completed studies in computer science or comparable training with several years of professional experience in the DevOps area.
•    Deep knowledge and practical experience with Azure and AWS
•    Advanced knowledge in the management of Kubernetes clusters, in the creation, management and optimisation of Docker containers and in the use of Helm for package management and deployment automation in Kubernetes environments
•    Excellent script programming skills and use of automation tools.
•    Proven experience in developing and maintaining CI/CD pipelines and leading DevOps projects.
•    Analytical skills to solve complex problems and an innovative mindset.


We offer
•    GK enables mobile working at all times
•    We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours •    Performance-related and individual bonus payments depending on the area of activity
•    Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections
•    Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000
•    An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts
•    Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net
•    Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and elearning offerings
•    Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work
•    Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program
•    Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day
•    Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more
•    Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations
•    Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events
•    Read more about our Active Balance Program